|photo credit: GreenMedInfo LLC, 2017|
Pumpkin seeds are a great addition to salads, granola, or anywhere you'd add chopped nuts.
Here's a good tutorial and recipe for cleaning and roasting your own: https://flouronmyface.com/how-to-clean-and-roast-pumpkin-seeds/
I love making my own, but it's a little time-intensive for my year 'round snacking.
Why should you eat pumpkin seeds?
Nuts and seeds are great sources of protein and prebiotics (the foods that feed your probiotics and help them grow).
Pumpkin seeds are a traditional treatment for parasites.
The omega-6 oils in pumpkin seeds are great healthy fats that can improve vascular (blood vessel) strength and elasticity.
Need more reasons? Here's a link to an article at GreenMedInfo with references to medical studies documenting *11* great benefits of pumpkin seeds!